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    Sale 12071

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1204

    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

    Femme debout

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    Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
    Femme debout
    numbered '6/10' (on the top of the base); stamped with foundry mark 'C. VALSUANI CIRE PERDUE' (on the back of the base)
    bronze with dark brown patina
    Height: 7 7/8 in. (19.8 cm.)
    Conceived in 1945


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    Provenance

    Galerie Louise Leiris (Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler), Paris.
    Perls Galleries, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the family of the late owners, April 1960.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF NAN ROSENTHAL AND HENRY B. CORTESI


    Literature

    W. Spies, Picasso, Das plastische Werk, Stuttgart, 1983, p. 386, no. 323.II (another cast illustrated, p. 346).
    The Picasso Project, ed., Picasso's Paintings, Watercolors, Drawings and Sculpture, Liberation and Post-War Years, 1944-1949, San Francisco, 2000, p. 49, no. 45-102 (another cast illustrated).
    W. Spies, Picasso, The Sculptures, Stuttgart, 2000, p. 407, no. 323.II (another cast illustrated, p. 366).


    Exhibited

    New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Picasso, Painter and Sculptor in Clay, March-June 1999.